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Watercolor Pineapple Design Tutorial

Watercolor Pineapple Design Tutorial
Watercolor Pineapple Design Tutorial
This image courtesy of sakuraofamerica.com

Pineapples seem to be the bee's knees lately. People aren't just eating this delicious and juicy fruit, but wearing it and decorating their homes with various pineapple designs. If you're a fan of the pineapple trend, then you'll love this gorgeous Watercolor Pineapple Design that you can hang on a wall in your home. Bright watercolors and fruit scream summer. This is the perfect DIY home decor piece to add to your kitchen, bedroom or give as a gift during the hot summer months. There's nothing better than sitting in your backyard with some watercolors, a fresh piece of paper and cool glass of lemonade on a sunny afternoon.


Be sure to enter for a chance to win a Koi Water Colors and 3D Glossy Pen Set!  This giveaway runs until July 30th and you can receive an extra entry just by commenting below on this page.

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsPaint, Paper

Primary TechniquePainting

Beginner

SeasonSummer

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Mixed Media Paper
  • Glaze® Pens
  • Koi® Pocket Field Sketch Kit
  • Water Brush
  • Paper Towel or rag

Instructions

Interested in learning how to recreate this bright watercolor design? Follow these quick and easy steps and you'll end up with a perfect pineapple masterpiece!

  1. Decide how you want to draw your pineapples. Simplify the pineapple's outline and fill with geometric shapes.

  2. Use your clear Glaze pen to draw your pineapples on the mixed media paper. Let dry.

  3. Now add a watercolor wash to the background in oblong shapes.  

  4. Add your chosen color to the brush and squeeze your water brush as you go to control flow and hue. As you paint your design is revealed.  

Contest Rules:
  • There is a maximum of one extra entry per person. The extra entry will be based upon a comment left on this project. Duplicate comments will be deleted and are not tallied.
  • The winner will be selected at random from the comments on this page and the entries on the contest page.
  • The winner will be contacted on the morning of July 31, 2017.
  • Email Address provided in their account (please do NOT leave your email address in the comments--you already provided it when you created your account)
  • You have until Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 11:59pm EST to leave your comment on this post. Comments posted after that will not be counted.
  • Contest open to anyone 18+ in US and/or Canada. Excludes Quebec and Puerto Rico.

 What watercolor design are you going to create this summer?

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nice

Nice! Looks easy and pretty.

My husband used to paint when he was younger, then life responsibility. He is fighting leukemia and is back to using inks and pencils. So I would give them to him, but if I used them I would start with the pineapple and move on to other fruits and vegetables.

I have not done any media painting yet or even heard of glaze pens but this looks like so much fun. Reminds me of my childhood days and how relaxing it was to bring out the paint colors and a paint book. So stress free. This is a great way to spend time with your girlfriends or even your family and you have a great picture to share or each person make their own. I love the pineapple but I think I will make some flowers in the rain. So peaceful. Thanks for super project.

Love the pineapple idea! Thank you for sharing!

I would love to make a print of bamboo leaves and stocks.

New media to try, fun!

I would do pineapples and birds. thank you for the giveaway. God bless

These look like fun products to try. I'm currently painting Chickadees in pine trees.

I would love to try the pineapple design for my kitchen. A great new craft to learn.

I would draw pictures with my great niece.

never used them would be a great time to start

What a cool watercolor project, I just might try it, I plan to do some watercoloring on cards,

This would be a wonderful set to own. I like to paint various subjects, but mostly abstract and impressionistic landscapes. I also like tho experiment with various effects, like adding salt to parts of the painting. What a wonderful prize!

I'd probably do flowers of some kind. I tend to copy more than imagine my own.

Such a cute idea!

Thank you for this great tutorial! I would like to make some watercolor flower paintings this summer.

This would be a great add to my kitchen!

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